April 16, 2024
SWAT officers level their weapons on the entrance door as they enter the house Monday. Credit score: OnScene.TV

A gunshot fired at an Emerald Hills dwelling prompted an hours-long SWAT standoff Monday.

Officers responded about 9 a.m. to a residence within the 1100 block of Beverly Road after receiving reviews that an argument had occurred there, adopted by a gunshot.

The occupants of the home have been requested to come back exterior and, whereas some individuals exited the house, a person and a girl stayed inside and didn’t reply to police callouts, in response to SDPD Lt. Adam Sharki.

Sharki stated officers have been in a position to affirm {that a} gunshot had been fired.

SWAT officers and emergency negotiators have been referred to as to the scene as a result of risk that somebody inside the house could be shot or injured. Streets have been blocked off within the space for a number of hours and residents have been suggested to shelter in place.

At about 12:30 p.m., the person and girl exited the home and neither gave the impression to be injured, in response to SDPD.

“Investigators are at present working to find out what occurred and what, if any crime, was dedicated,” Sharki stated. “SDPD thanks the group for his or her persistence as we work to resolve this doubtlessly harmful scenario.”

Metropolis Information Service contributed to this text.